Empower students to overcome fear of maths, urges Penn State professor

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The fear of mathematics remains the number-one obstacle for students learning the subject, This is why The Mico University College, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, is hosting the inaugural Mico International…

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Dorraine Samuels hailed as gold standard for broadcasting

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As news of the passing of veteran broadcaster Dorraine Samuels spread across the island and the ­diaspora yesterday, leaders and citizens of Jamaica alike have expressed sadness. Samuels died yesterday afternoon after a battle with cancer. Prime…

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Dorraine Samuels’ death marks end of an era

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Late broadcast legend Dorraine Samuels, the beauty queen-turned-programme host who made radio her kingdom for almost four decades, has been showered with praise by Jamaicans of all walks of life. Samuels, a widow and mother of three, died…

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Journalists urged to help with climate-change awareness

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Caribbean journalists have been challenged to up their game by helping regional populations to fully understand climate change, such as global warming, most of which are linked to the use or misuse of one finite commodity – land! “Climate change…

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CAPRI gives Budget thumbs up, but with caution

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The Caribbean Policy Research Institute (CAPRI) is projecting that the recent slashes in stamp duty and transfer tax will likely spur greater investment in the economy, but argues that there were no “giveaways” in the Budget tabled by Finance…

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RJRGLEANER-Don Anderson Poll | PM outperforming his own Government – poll

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness is being viewed more favourably than his Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Government, which “is bad news” for the Opposition People’s National Party (PNP), according to an analyst of the recently commissioned RJRGLEANER Don…

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Education ministry awaits information on Central High chairman

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The Ministry of Education says it is aware of reports questioning the appointment of the current chairman of the board of management of Central High School in Clarendon. In a release yesterday, the ministry said it has requested information on the…

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Editors’ Forum | Give greater recognition to the creative industries – Harding

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The Government and other stakeholders need to start looking more seriously at the creative industries as a business, as it is a great opportunity to provide jobs, foreign investment and to generate hard currency for the country, according to JAMPRO…

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UWI Graduate School for Tourism by 2020

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WESTERN BUREAU: The University of the West Indies (UWI) should have its first-ever Graduate School of Tourism up and running at its Western Jamaica Campus in Montego Bay by the beginning of 2020. Speaking at the official groundbreaking for the new…

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Privy Council sides with JFJ

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Former executive director of Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ), Dr Carolyn Gomes, is hailing a major ruling from the United Kingdom-based Judicial Committee of the Privy Council which could place cops accused of extrajudicial killings under greater…

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